John Goodman shocks fans with an even slimmer frame ahead of his birthday

Happy birthday John Goodman!

While he has long been known for his barrel-chested physical appearance, the much-loved actor has been hitting headlines this week ahead of his birthday for showing off an even slimmer frame.

Goodman has shed over a whopping 45kg off his 182kg frame thanks to a complete overhaul to his lifestyle.

Not only did the 67-year-old give up smoking and drinking, but he hired a world-renowned health coach, added exercise and completely cut sugar from his diet.

Last year, Goodman appeared on ABC to give an interview where he addressed his weight loss.

He said: "I just got tired, sick and tired of looking at myself. You’re shaving in the mirror and you don’t want to look at yourself. It gets dangerous."

He also revealed how he managed to shed a whopping quarter of his body weight.

"I just stopped eating all the time, I’d have a handful of food and it’d go to my mouth," he said.

"I was just eating all the time. I was just eating alcoholically.

"In the old days, I would take three months out, lose 60 or 70 pounds, and then reward myself with a six-pack of bud or whatever and just go back to my old habits.

"Then this time I wanted to do it slowly, move, exercise. I’m getting to the age where I can’t afford to sit still anymore.

"And it gives me the energy to work, ‘cause work is very draining."

We think he looks incredible!